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    July 29, 2010
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runoff, i give it about a 50% chance. most of the rain is up in pennsylvania and western maryland. that stuff will be moving east. maybe take an umbrella with you even though it is not raining right now. it will be a warm and humid day with a high temperature near 93. we have much better news going into the weekend. first we say good morning to sarah. >> good morning. one problem of note. it is on windsor mill road. there is an accident there. watch for possible delays. 52 miles per hour on southbound 95. the north side is in great shape. 64 on the northwest corner at reisterstown road. 795 checking out fine. 11 minutes on the outer loop north side. nine minutes traveling south on
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895 to the harbor tunnel. we will give you a live look outside. so far so good on harford road. on the west side, checking out fine here at liberty road. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. over to good morning. >> we begin with some breaking news. the military cargo plane has crashed in southern alaska. the national guard said the cargo plane went down air force base inndorf alaska. the crash will be investigated. neighbors, friends, and city leaders gathered where a johns hopkins researcher was stabbed to to death just days ago. >> jennifer franciotti is live at baltimore city police
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headquarters. >> over a dozen politicians addressed the crowd that gathered last night, but they did not hear from the person the most wanted an explanation from, the judge how word. he is accused of letting one of the killers out on the street. stephen pitcairn was stabbed to death sunday night. fred bealefeld apologized for not being able to protect the johns hopkins researcher. john wagner is being held without bond. he and his wife are accused of stabbing pitcairn to death sunday night. most of the anger was directed at judge howard. six people have been killed in the charles village. this week. it has taken pitcairn's death for lawmakers to address safety concerns. >> it should not have come to
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this. it has been like this for a long time. >> this is not a safe neighborhood. there was a killing 100 feet away. >> residents are obviously upset. the judge has not returned requests for our response. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> stephen pitcairn's family said they will hold a memorial service for him in his home town in florida. who are john and levelva wagner? you can see our entire report on the website. >> another story to update you on. new information is released about the baltimore county woman who allegedly threw her baby out the window. the child is in very good condition and was released from the hospital yesterday
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afternoon. the child was born at the reisterstown home, was put in a bag, and was thrown out the window. >> no fractures on this baby. all i can say, it is a miracle. i did not have a medical explanation. this defies all medical explanation. >> the child's mother claims she did not know she was pregnant. the baby is currently in child protective services. >> a man accused of a carjacking is the same man convicted of killing a girl earlier in baltimore. arthur felton was back on the street 13 years later. he was clearly attempting to carjack a woman in annapolis. he stole some electronic items from the mall. the woman, the victim, drove off. he was arrested.
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19 years ago, arthur felton was arrested for the murder of tiffany smith. she was caught in the crossfire when felton and another man got into a gunfight. he was released in 2005. a parole violation reportedly put him back in prison until 2007. he faces several charges due to the recent carjacking. >> arizona's new immigration law takes effect today. the most controversial portions of the bill will not be enforced. with moreoined details. >> the ruling is in response to a lawsuit by the federal government. it could result in a lengthy battle and may end up before the
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supreme court. a big win for opponents of arizona's new immigration law, just hours before it was set to take effect, a judge blocked the most controversial provision, including a requirement for immigrants to carry their papers at all time. another would have allowed police to check the immigration status while in forcing other laws. >> immigration law is a federal issue and that pre-empts state and local laws. >> arizona governor janet brewer insist the fight is not over. >> we knew that one side or the other side was going to appeal. >> the justice department applauded the ruling saying we understand the frustration of the broken immigration system, a patchwork of policy would
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seriously disrupt federal immigration enforcement. the feds are not doing their jobs. >> the president has said he wants to fix it. there is still no bill in congress. >> arizona plans to file an appeal asking for the injunction to be removed. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you agree with the decision to block select portions of arizona's new immigration law? you can e-mail your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> 78 degrees on tv hill. >> another step is made in the death of michael jackson. we will have that story as we cover the nation. >> this is the beltway at liberty road.
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>> welcome back. it is 82 degrees downtown at the maryland science center. we have a little bit of rain shower activity to our north and west. we see some rain around pennsylvania, just west of york and in western baltimore -- and the western maryland. i think we'll get to the drive time all right. scattered storms are possible later today with a high temperature around 93. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. for now, to the news desk. >> a former tennessee priest is accused of repeated sexual child abuse. this reportedly happened decades ago in tennessee and north carolina. bill casey pled guilty to the north carolina at incident and
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was sentenced to three years in prison. he was already banned from any priestly activity for life after he initially abusing a young boy. >> the doctors who treated michael jackson are off the hook. investigators are not bringing up charges against the doctors. the investigation began last summer. as for his personal physician, he has pleaded not guilty to felony and voluntary manslaughter. he gave jackson a legal mix of sedatives that ultimate killed some. >> 78 degrees on tv hill. coming up, the morning's financial news in the bloomberg business report. >> a baltimore county company is asking is come -- asking its employees to take voluntary leave. >> we will update you on what >> we will update you on what roads are
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> how are things shaping up? >> we have a couple of early morning problems. there is an accident in windsor mill. be careful traveling in that area. greene street and fight, look for closures because of fire activity. -- green street and fayette. on the beltway, 47 miiles per hour towards the harrisburg expressway. the j.f.x. looks good. problem-free on 795 and i-70.
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coming after the parkton region, so far so good. light volume in the southbound direction and that continues all the way down to the beltway. we switch over to 895 and so far so good. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and trains. >> we're moving along nicely on the rails this morning. no delays on the mark trains this morning. light rail and metro subway is on schedule. the 36 bus is diverting at washington. there is a delay at joppa and fairmont. diversiona c because of construction. >> things are pretty quiet at the present time. we can see some rain off to the
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north and west. we have some light stuff in western maryland. this will sink down towards baltimore. the further we go into the morning, the better the chance you will run into a shower or thunderstorm. there is a friend coming across ohio that is triggering all the shower and thunderstorm activity. some could become a strong or severe. we will make a big air mass change as we head into the evening. it will be more comfortable at in terms of the temperature. ahead of it, it will be hot and humid. we get showers and thunderstorms when the arab masses collide. some could be strong. upper 70's right now. 74 pin taneytown. a mixture of sunshine and clouds -- 74 degrees in taneytown. the thunderstorms could be
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strong or severe. high temperature between 90 and 95. overnight, a chance for thunderstorms early this evening. then turning comfortable. the humidity will go down. we're looking forward to a very nice start to the weekend. the humidity is going to go down and temperatures will drop below average. it should be nice going into the beginning of the weekend. 87 on friday and 86 on saturday. a chance for a thunderstorm on sunday. a high near 85. early next week, we get back close to 95 with scattered thunderstorms on both tuesday and wednesday. >> the small business owners will be at the forefront of leading the country on the road
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to recovery. many business owners say it is hard to get help from the government. we have more. >> ernie has been making pizzas. >> very difficult. long hours. little pay when you first start off. some tough work. >> they say they have seen the ups and downs of the economy by looking no further than the four ingredients of the neighborhood restaurants. >> the partners had to come up with personal loans for the business. >> their pizza has not changed. what has changed is their customers, people who filled the store and ordered take up now have to deal with her own financial crisis. >> it is a domino effect. they get laid off and they do not order a pizza. >> it is the small business owner that will lead us out of
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this recovery. for many, times are tough. >> there are programs for this and that, but accessing those programs, the bark is set high. programs exist, but they set the bar high. >> it is too bad because now is a good time for the survivors to grow. that is the plan for joe and pizzeria.rnie's >> you get money and you go to the banks, banks are not giving money, especially to restaurants. >> that was bob hansen reporting. employees are being asked to take voluntary furloughs. the shutdown was delayed in june. if you cannot get 600 companies to volunteer, they will
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announce minatory furloughs. jobs are expected to return when the furnace is back up and running. nasa begins ending the space shuttle program. the layoffs will take effect october 1 and will impact workers in florida, texas, and al obama -- and ala.. >> it hurts so good for avis. $50 is considering an offer for avis that is higher than hertz. trouble for ipad sales. jane king joins us live for the bloomberg business report. >> we tried to be creative. the bottom line, watch for a fight in the car rental business. dollar thrifty considering a
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buyout offer from avis. dollar thrifty had been planning itself to hertz, but for slightly less than what avis was offering to pay. enterprise alamo and national. another recalled from toyota. this time they're recalling avalons. the recall includes as many as 370,000 vehicles. the foreclosure rate fell in the first half of this year. foreclosures continued in troubled areas like nevada and florida. as for trading, we are looking higher for the start of things today. there is a report on weekly jobless claims. it comes out today. we expect claims to fall slightly. the pace of the recovery has
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slowed in some parts of the nation including atlanta and chicago. amazon is cutting prices of the kindle, including a version for $139. amazon said features make it easier to download and read books. it will help distinguish the kindle from the ipad. jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you, jane. >> is 78 degrees on tv hill. we will get another look at your morning commute with traffic and the weather together. >> the ravens' defense just got a lot bigger. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you agree with the decision to block select portions of arizona's new imigration law? you can e-mail your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com.
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>> the ravens drafted terrence cody and they saw the player as having a human wall quality. yesterday, the wall finally got to work. after failing his conditioning test, cody got up early yesterday and passed it. howle don't have any idea quick this kid is. it's mind-boggling when you see how big he is. do not underestimate the size of his heart. he felt the conditioning test on day one. no easy trick when he passed it, on day two. i think you'll find him a pretty
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likable guy on john harbaugh's defense. >> i have to prove myself. i had my family, and ask me what was going on. i had to tell them and everyone, you got so far and so quick. i slept on it and got up this morning. i got up with a full head of steam. >> all done for terrence cody. others will take the conditioning test today. did not go up to westminster and the for a ravens practiced today. practicing today is close to the public. it will be back open tomorrow. they will have shoulder pads and the hitting starts for real on friday morning. i'm gerry sandusky. i hope your day is off to light fantastic start. >> thank you. 78 degrees on tv hill.
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coming up -- >> residents are angry about the crime in their neighborhood and they are raising questions. >> things are pretty quiet right now but we do have some thunderstorms possible for later today. >> still tracking some early- morning problems. we have an accident in windsor mill. by expanding the port, martin o'malley is creating the next generation of jobs right here in baltimore. 5700 hundred jobs...
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that means work for today... but even more jobs for the future. 5700 new jobs that makes maryland more competitive in the world economy. without governor o'malley, this expansion would never have happened. his commitment to upgrading our port and fighting for our workers is unparalleled. martin o'malley, there's never a doubt who's side he's on. martin o'malley. moving maryland forward. [ maltry the subway achin'steak & bacon melt. who's side he's on. tender juicy steak, sizzlin' hot bacon, fresh veggies on a blanket of bubbly cheese on freshly baked bread. and when morning rolls around, the new steak and bacon muffin melt with fluffy egg, melted cheese, and, oh yeah, bacon. all on a fresh toasted english muffin. mmm. guess we should leave you lovebirds alone now. crank up the flavor at subway.
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning, everybody. >> i could have said to boarding be quite dramatic pause. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. we all forgot where we were depressed maybe we were not really on. [laughter] >> let's do